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Dr. Steven Jurek


Dr. Steven Jurek
Assistant Professor 
Department of Political Science and International Studies
Faculty Advisor, European Union Simulation (EuroSim)
207C Hartwell Hall
(585) 395-5677


Ph.D. in Political Science, University at Buffalo, 2007.
M.A. in Political Science, University at Buffalo, 2000.
B.S. in Political Science, University at Albany/Buffalo, 1996.

Research and Teaching Interests:

Comparative Politics.
European Integration.
Democratization in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. 
Civil-military relations.
Political Geography.


Jurek, Steven J. and Anthony Scime. 2013. "Achieving Democratic Leadership: A Data Mined Prescription." Social Science Quarterly. Spring.

Jurek, Steven J. 2012. "Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic: Delaying Euro Adoption."Syracuse University: The EuroCrisis and the Future of the European Union. Sept. 21, Syracuse: NY.

Jurek, Steven J. and Farida Jalalzai. 2012. “Executive Representation Worldwide: Indistinguishable Elite, Multifarious Masses.” International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, Volume 11, Issues 4, pp.71-84

James E. Campbell and Steve J. Jurek “The Decline of Competition and Change in Congressional Elections.”  In The United States Congress: A Century of Change, edited by Sunil Ahuja and Robert Dewhirst (Ohio State University Press, Fall 2005).

Courses Taught:

      PLS 112: Introduction to Comparative Politics.
      PLS 305: Politics of European Integration.
      PLS 338: Global Issues.
      PLS 340: European Political Systems.
      PLS 346: Eastern European Politics.
      PLS 447: Russia in Transition

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